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IIT Songs collection, 1940-2002

Identifier: 039.01.38

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Various versions of IIT school songs identified either as the alma mater, the fight song or the loyalty song. Collection also includes some information about the history of the songs. See listing of included songs below.

Songs included in collection

IIT Loyalty Song (aka The Alma Mater, Tech Alma Mater)
Composed by O. Gordon Erickson, ca. 1940. Includes the earliest known copy, hand-written (presumably by Erickson, longtime Armour Institute and IIT Music Director) on music staff paper
Illinois Tech Marching Song
Composed by William C. Laube, Jr., ca. 1949
IIT Alma Mater
Composed by by Ken Renner, 1979. Revised in 1987, this became the IIT Fight Song
IIT, You Mean to Me
Composed by Franciso Ruiz, 1999
IIT Loyalty (aka IIT Fight Song)
Composed by Julie McCord, 2002
IIT Hawk Cheer
ca. 1950


  • Creation: 1940-2002


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Folder

Paul V. Galvin Library

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